Film Details

Color, 9 Minutes
Year Produced: 2005
Producer: Edgar B. Howard
Editor: Joelle Schon

Joel Shapiro: An Artist at Work FAPE Co-Production

A co-production with FAPE.

There is no charge for this film; it is available though YouTube via FAPE's website: http://www.fapeglobal.org/projects/art-in-new-embassies/us-consulate-in-ottawa-canada/ 

Summary

This film features “Conjunction,” a large-scale bronze sculpture by American artist Joel Shapiro (b. 1941), which was commissioned by FAPE in 1998 and installed at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada the following year. The Shapiro sculpture was FAPE’s first site-specific project.

A gift of the artist, “Conjunction” was produced with funds donated by Arne Glimcher, Barrick Gold Corporation, Toronto; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; Power Corporation of Canada, Montreal; TrizecHahn Corporation, Toronto; an anonymous donor; and members of the Millennium Committee.

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